One night last December whilst trying to decide what to buy my husband for Christmas I had a brain wave. My husband has always longed to go to Norway. When he was small his Grandma used to tell him that Norway was her dream holiday. Unfortunately she never made it and it’s something he has always wanted to do for her. So with Christmas just around the corner, his birthday,…

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Norway’s capital city is just a two hour flight from the UK. Making it a great option for a weekender. Having visited this beautiful, vibrant and unique city twice this year I thought I’d share the ten reasons why you should put Oslo on your must see list. The Art Oslo’s most famous artist Edvard Munch is much celebrated and he even has his own museum, the Munch Museum is…

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Is Oslo really that expensive? Well there is no easy way to say this but……yes! Expensive is a subjective term though because everyone has a different budget. When I was researching Oslo I read a fair few blogs about the price of food and drink but none of them actually detailed everything that was spent. I wanted to know what a realistic daily budget was for a weekend trip. So…

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Did you know that a Fjord is typically a long deep narrow inlet of sea forged by glaciers over millions of years? Now whilst the spectacular Oslo Fjord is not a Fjord in a geological sense it is no less instagramable than it’s friends in Stavanger and Flam! Oslo sits at the crest of a 100km long inlet of water, known as the Oslofjorden or Oslo Fjord. One of the…

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“The littlest things in life is where we find real true joy” During a recent trip to Norway’s stunning capital city Oslo, we booked two nights accommodation at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo. Having stayed at a number of Radisson Blu hotels over the years and always having positive experiences we were confident that this hotel would live up to the great reviews. Let me tell you, it did…

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